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Nutro Puppy Tender Lamb & Potato Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food is hot extruded (which means it's processed under extreme heat and pressure) and made with feed grade ingredients, which are unfit for human consumption. It contains 17 synthetic additives (so it is not all-natural), it has no antinutrients like peas, lentils, or potatoes (which is great, because these ingredients may interfere the absorption of vital nutrients), and it has 2 other sketchy ingredients, including Guar Gum and Brewers Dried Yeast. Many consider this food to be inconvenient, because it requires clean-up.

Warning In June 2019, the FDA implicated Nutro's dog food in at least 10 cases of Dilated Cardiomyopathy (or DCM), a potentially fatal heart condition.

Read our article about Grain Free Foods And Heart Failure
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Nutro
  • Air-Dried
  • Human Grade
  • All-Natural
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • No Sketchy Ingredients
  • No Prep
  • No Clean-up
  • Canned Wet
  • Feed Grade
  • 17 Synthetics
  • No Anti-Nutrients
  • 2 Sketchy Ingredients
  • Prep required
  • Clean-up required

Detailed Comparison

Sundays Air-Dried Food for Dogs Human Grade Beef Recipe Nutro Puppy Tender Lamb & Potato Recipe Grain-Free Canned Dog Food
Family-owned Owned by Mars, Inc.
Human Grade Feed Grade
Air-Dried Canned Under Extreme Heat And Pressure
No Anti-Nutrients
No Anti-Nutrients
All-Natural
17 Synthetics:
Tricalcium phosphate, Calcium carbonate, Potassium chloride, Ferrous sulfate, Choline chloride, Sodium ascorbate, Zinc oxide, Vitamin e supplement, Thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b1), Magnesium sulfate, Copper proteinate, Manganese sulfate, Sodium selenite, Potassium iodide, Vitamin a supplement, Vitamin d3 supplement, Vitamin b12 supplement riboflavin supplement (vitamin b2)
Nothing sketchy
2 Other Sketchy Ingredients:
Guar gum, Brewers dried yeast
No Prep Required Prep Required
No Clean-up Required Clean-up Required
Ingredients:
USDA Beef, Beef Liver, Beef Bone, Pumpkin, Millet, Wild Salmon Oil, Sunflower Oil, Kale, Flaxseed, Zucchini, Sea Salt, Parsely, Kelp, Chicory Root, Turmeric, Mixed Tocopherols, Ginger, Selenium Yeast, Blueberries, Carrots, Apples, Tomatoes, Shiitake Mushrooms, Broccoli, Oranges, Cranberries, Spinach, Beets, Tart Cherries, Strawberries
Ingredients:
Old Formulation: Chicken Broth, Lamb, Chicken, Turkey, Chicken Liver, Beef Liver, Ground Rice, Dried Egg Product, Tricalcium Phosphate, Guar Gum, Sunflower Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Brewers Dried Yeast, Carrageenan, Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, Salt, Ferrous Sulfate, Choline Chloride, Sodium Ascorbate, Zinc Oxide, Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin B1), Magnesium Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Biotin, Potassium Iodide, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin B2).